The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Kent
Rank 65 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.79% 3.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 0
Median salary £47,500 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
750 916 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.91% 91.24% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 607 812 840
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover - 8 £47,500 -
Chatham -5 6 £42,000 +10.52%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 34 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 32 (62.75%) Software Testing
3 31 (60.78%) People Management
4 30 (58.82%) Project Management
4 30 (58.82%) Mentoring
5 29 (56.86%) Supplier Management
6 27 (52.94%) Line Management
7 25 (49.02%) Test Management
8 24 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (45.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
11 18 (35.29%) ISTQB
11 18 (35.29%) HP
11 18 (35.29%) HP UFT
12 17 (33.33%) JIRA
13 15 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (29.41%) Selenium
13 15 (29.41%) LoadRunner
13 15 (29.41%) Quality Management
14 11 (21.57%) Finance
15 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
15 10 (19.61%) ISEB
15 10 (19.61%) Banking
15 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
15 10 (19.61%) Degree
16 9 (17.65%) QA
16 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
16 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
16 9 (17.65%) Legal
17 8 (15.69%) Load Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) HP UFT
2 17 (33.33%) JIRA
3 15 (29.41%) LoadRunner
3 15 (29.41%) Selenium
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 9 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Test Manager
2 15 (29.41%) Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Test Leader
5 7 (13.73%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Team Leader
6 6 (11.76%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Business Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Service Transition Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Transition Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Portfolio Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Portfolio Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 32 (62.75%) Software Testing
3 31 (60.78%) People Management
4 30 (58.82%) Mentoring
4 30 (58.82%) Project Management
5 29 (56.86%) Supplier Management
6 27 (52.94%) Line Management
7 25 (49.02%) Test Management
8 24 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (45.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
11 15 (29.41%) Quality Management
12 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
12 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
13 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
13 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
14 8 (15.69%) Load Testing
15 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
16 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (3.92%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) HP